A safe space to share, empower and engage with women of African, Asian, Arab and Caribbean descent living in the UK.
What does the Black Women’s Forum UK do?
- We offer a safe, open and supportive space for Black Women to come together to discuss and explore complex issues via all our social media platforms.
- We open a dialogue between Black Women to discuss issues pertinent in their communities. This includes but is not limited to issues of racism, intergenerational conflict, mental health, self-care, empowerment, navigating the job force and self-actualisation.
- We offer a consultancy service for organisations interested in seeking support in ways to assist Black Women.
- We build a supportive and empowering network of Black women who can offer mentoring and support services for other Black Women.
- We share good practice and policy recommendations with other organisations.
Events: Every year we hold a free national conference for Black women from across the UK, we also hold other events throughout the year which we publicise via our facebook page , twitter and mailing list
- Master Class Workshops: Through partnerships, we deliver master classes for black women on academia, mental health, self-care, organising and mentoring.
- Conference Programme: our day-long annual conference has a selection of panels and workshops with speakers and professional from all disciplines. We offer a safe space and encourage open dialogue and honesty, creating an environment where Black women can meet, share, organise and feel empowered in discussing germane issues, form stronger bonds, and build lasting friendships.
Who runs the Black Women’s Forum UK?
Black Women’s Forum UK is managed by volunteers who have experience of working with the National Union of Students (NUS) – from graduates from across the UK and volunteers in our recently established regional networks. There are no salaried employees.